When travel goes wrong
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When travel goes wrong

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As a travel blogger, of course I want to talk about the wonderful experiences we have on our travels rather than the not so great ones – although the latter probably makes for more interesting reading! Thankfully, it’s not often that things go wrong but here are some times it

How travelling and taking time out is good for mental health
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Friends and peers often comment on how regularly we go away. I get asked questions like,”Are you on holiday AGAIN?!, “Where are you going next?”, “Are you ever NOT on holiday?” – well, obviously I’m not always on holiday because when would I earn a living? I’m not going to

Where i find inspiration
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Where I find inspiration

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‘Inspiration’ – such an overused word, right? Yet the synonyms – motivation, stimulus, influence – don’t seem to quite capture the essence of, well… inspiration! And what it means to be inspired. Whenever I get that feeling, it’s like butterflies in my stomach. It’s that desire to DO SOMETHING. I

Five offbeat documentaries for your travels
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There is nothing I love more than watching offbeat documentaries. And the wackier, the better. Whenever we travel on short haul flights, I make sure to download a bunch of programmes that we can watch on the flight together, with our headphone splitters. I also make sure I have a couple

Scariest travel moments
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My scariest travel moments

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This post is part of  the monthly travel link up and is all about scares and fears. Now, the majority of my travel experiences have been nothing but positive, however there have been some hairy moments. Usually these aren’t really things I would talk about as I’m definitely a half

Nikko is the perfect day trip from Tokyo
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We were in Japan for two weeks over October and November last year and whilst we wanted to explore as much as we could, we also didn’t want to spend lots of time travelling. We decided on Tokyo and Kyoto with a couple of day trips from Tokyo and Nikko